Coconut Chia Pudding with Mango Puree

This spectacular dessert is decadent and full of protein. I used Liberte 0% Greek yogurt that has 18g protein per 3/4c serving. If you choose to use a different yogurt be mindfull that this could affect the nutritional values. I also used Ataulfo mangoes (yellow mangoes). They are less fibrous [...]

By |2015-01-26T15:44:58+00:00January 26th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Crunchy Chickpeas

These baked chickpeas are easy to make and a quick grab and go snack. They have 82.5 calories, 8.3g net carbs, 9 Weight Watchers points and 3g protein per serving. Preheat oven to 425

By |2017-07-12T00:29:43+00:00January 9th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes|

SLOW COOKER PASTA FAGIOLI

Weight Watchers and diabetic friendly pasta soup with ground beef. It is high in fibre and 22.8g net carbs with only 6 Weight Watchers points. To boost the protein I added nutritional yeast flakes and instead of using high carb regular white pasta I used low fat high protein Farro [...]

By |2014-12-10T15:36:53+00:00December 10th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Veggie and Crab Rice Wraps

These rice wraps make a nice light snack at 16.2g of net carbs. You can follow the recipe to the letter or be creative and add your own flare. I prefer to use black kale as I find it a little less bitter than regular green kale. Try pairing this [...]

By |2014-11-10T14:54:34+00:00November 10th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Date Squares

Date squares are a yummy little treat perfect for family gatherings and parties. I received this recipe from one of my co-workers but modified it to bring down the carbs and pump up the protein and fibre. I replaced all the sugar with stevia, flour for coconut flour and the [...]

By |2014-11-07T16:16:14+00:00November 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Fat Yogurt and Granola Popsicles

This treat is very versatile and easy to make for a great grab and go snack or a special treat for the kids after school. This recipe uses plain Greek yogurt and raspberries but try using flavoured Greek yogurt and mixed berries. It would also be even yummier dipped in [...]

By |2014-10-23T15:55:25+00:00October 23rd, 2014|Dessert, WW Friendly|

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny is a curry flavoured soup in Anglo-Indian cuisine. Mulligatawny is a combination of Tamil words milagu (pepper) and thanni (water). It is similar to rasam from South Indian cuisine. There are many variations on the recipe for mulligatawny. In the West, the soup typically has a turmeric like yellow [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:39:41+00:00September 25th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Bumps on a Log

I have taken the old school classic of "ants on a log" and upgraded it for a more adult snack replacing the sugary raisins with high protein raw almonds. Try using fresh churned raw peanut butter to avoid the extra sugars that are normally found in processed peanut butter. Raw [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:59:31+00:00September 24th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

High Protein Low Carb Mushroom Stuffing

Everyone loves stuffing but with the amount of bread in most stuffings it can be a carb nightmare. I found this delicious recipe and made it over to be diabetic friendly with all the flavour of regular stuffing. At 15.6g net carbs and 12 g protein per serving it makes [...]

By |2014-09-18T16:54:28+00:00September 18th, 2014|Low Carb, Recipes, Side Dishes|

Laughing Cow and Rivita Snack Bread

Snacks are generally very high in carbs. It is easy to grab a sugary granola bar or a carb intensive toasted bagel as you dash out the door. Our favourite little snack right now is the Laughing Cow on Ryvita. Ryvita has many snack breads to choose from and differ [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:00:04+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is the best time to start having soups again for lunch. Gives you a little warm kick in the middle of that afternoon. Something to keep you going till dinner time. This soup is extreamly low in fat and has 20% of your daily Vitamine C requirement and only [...]

By |2014-09-01T15:32:55+00:00September 1st, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|